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“I haven’t had to bare my soul but now I kind of have to”: describing how voluntary assisted dying conscientious objectors anticipated approaching conversations with patients in Victoria, Australia

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):BMC Medical Ethics, Vol 22, Iss 1, Pp 1-12 (2021)

Abstract:Abstract Background Dealing with end of life is challenging for patients and health professionals alike. The situation becomes even more challenging when a patient requests a legally permitted medical service that a health professional is unable to pro...

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Constitution of "The Already Dying": The Emergence of Voluntary Assisted Dying in Victoria.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of bioethical inquiry [J Bioeth Inq] 2021 Jul; Vol. 18 (2), pp. 265-276. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Jul 22.

Abstract:In June 2019 Victoria became the first state in Australia to permit "voluntary assisted dying" (VAD), with its governance detailed in the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (Vic) ("VAD Act"). While taking lead from the regulation of medically assisted d...

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Attitudes and Arguments in the Voluntary Assisted Dying Debate in Australia: What Are They and How Have They Evolved Over Time?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Vol 18, Iss 12327, p 12327 (2021)

Abstract:This paper provides a broad discussion about voluntary assisted dying (VAD) in Australia. The discussion examines the history of the VAD debate in Australia and whether public support for VAD and the arguments that have provided the framework for the V...

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Too much safety? Safeguards and equal access in the context of voluntary assisted dying legislation

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):BMC Medical Ethics, Vol 21, Iss 1, Pp 1-10 (2020)

Abstract:Abstract Background In June 2019, the Australian state of Victoria joined the growing number of jurisdictions around the world to have legalised some form of voluntary assisted dying. A discourse of safety was prominent during the implementation of the...

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Australian Health Professionals’ Attitudes toward Voluntary Assisted Dying: A Cross-Sectional Survey

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Social Sciences, Vol 10, Iss 429, p 429 (2021)

Abstract:Voluntary assisted dying (VAD) is when a terminally ill person with decision-making capacity consensually ends their life with assistance from an authorised professional. Many countries have legalised VAD, and health professionals’ roles within VAD fra...

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Physician Assisted Death for Psychiatric Suffering: Experiences in the Netherlands

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Frontiers in Psychiatry, Vol 13 (2022)

Abstract:Physician assisted death (PAD) for patients with a psychiatric disorder is a controversial topic of increasing relevance, since a growing number of countries are allowing it. General requirements for PAD include that patients possess decision-making ca...

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Public reasoning about voluntary assisted dying: An analysis of submissions to the Queensland Parliament, Australia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Bioethics [Bioethics] 2021 Jan; Vol. 35 (1), pp. 105-116. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Aug 19.

Abstract:The use of voluntary assisted dying as an end-of-life option has stimulated concerns and debates over the past decades. Although public attitudes towards voluntary assisted dying (including euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide) are well researched...

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Suicide-related Materials and Voluntary Assisted Dying.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of law and medicine [J Law Med] 2020 Aug; Vol. 27 (4), pp. 839-845.

Abstract:This column discusses the potential for conflict between the Federal laws forbidding the use of telecommunications to spread "suicide-related materials" and the laws in Victoria and Western Australia which have legalised forms of voluntary assisted dyi...

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Nurses' experiences of supporting patients requesting voluntary assisted dying: A qualitative meta-synthesis.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of advanced nursing [J Adv Nurs] 2022 Oct; Vol. 78 (10), pp. 3101-3115. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 24.

Abstract:Aim: Describe the reported lived experiences of nurses who have participated at any stage of voluntary assisted dying (VAD), from the initial request to the end of life.Design: A qualitative meta-synthesis.Data Sources: Databases searched were CINAHL, ...

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